SAM 8.8 2022 Review

Focus SAM 8.8 Review

Comparable Bikes: Enduro up to 4500 €

Focus SAM 8.8 Review

Comparable Bikes: Enduro up to 4500 €

Price: 3299 €
category: Enduro
Frame Material: Carbon / Alu
Weight KG: 15,15
Wheel Size (Inches): 27,5
Travel Front (MM): 170
Travel Rear (MM): 170
Model Year: NA
  • Enduro with 27.5 inch wheels
  • excellent geometry
  • 6 years warranty
  • only 15,15 kg - light
  • there are better groupsets
  • fun to ride in
    easy terrain Extreme Terrain
    seating position
    upright efficient
    handling
    playfull easy calm
    Framesize runs
    small big

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    Summary

    Expirience with the Focus SAM 8.8

    Expirience with the SAM 8.8 2022 Fabian Scholz not only designed this bike, he even clinched the title of German Enduro Champion with it. So the SAM 8.8 is really fast when it comes to technical terrain. On the scale, the SAM 8.8 with 15,15 kg looks good. Most Enduro in the price range until under 4500 Euro are heavier. The moderate 65 degree head tube angle ensures a balanced handling. The upright seating position gives the Focus SAM 8.8 a comfortable character. If you set great value on high-quality shifting system there are other Enduro 3299 Euro with higher quality components. A good argument for the Focus Fully: Such a successful geometry is usually only available if you have deep pockets. The guarantee promise of 6 years ensures trust.

    technical Details

    Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

    SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
    Sizing of Manufacturer
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    M
    L
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    Wheelsize
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    27,5
    27,5
    27,5
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    Stack
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    -
    600
    610
    623
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    -
    Reach
    -
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    420
    440
    460
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    Top Tube Length
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    -
    581
    603
    623
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    Seat Tube Length
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    -
    400
    425
    450
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    Seat Tube Angle
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    -
    75
    75
    75
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    Head Tube Length
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    -
    106
    115
    130
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    Head Tube Angle
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    65
    65
    65
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    Bottom Bracket Drop
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    13
    13
    13
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    Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
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    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
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    Chainstay Length
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    428
    428
    428
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    -
    Wheelbase
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    1170
    1195
    1221
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    -
    Standover Height
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    • Frame Carbon front and alloy rear triangle, 170mm F.O.L.D. kinematic, ISCG 05, PF30 BB, 148x12 thru axle, internal cable routing, Post Mount 180 mm
    • Frame Material Carbon / Alu
    • Fork Rock Shox Yari RC 27.5 Boost, DebonAir, 110x15 mm, 37 mm rake, 170 mm travel
    • Spring Unit air
    • Remote-Lockout yes
    • Damper FOX Float DPX2 Performance, 3-position lever, 230/65 mm, hardware: 30,0 x 8 mm, custom tune
    • Gearrange 455%
    • Drivetrain 1x12
    • Gear Lever SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
    • Front Derailleur -
    • Rear Derailleur SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
    • Crank SRAM SX Eagle
    • Cassette SRAM PG-1230 Eagle, 12-speed
    • Chain SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
    • Brake Set SRAM Guide R 200/180
    • Brake Rotors 200/180
    • Rims RaceFace AR30 Offset
    • Front Hub Novatec D041, 15x110 mm
    • Rear Hub Novatec D162 Disc, 12x148 mm
    • Tires Front Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 Dual Exo TR
    • Tires Rear Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 Dual Exo TR
    • Saddle FOCUS Trail SL
    • Seat Post Kind Shock E30i, 31,6mm
    • Stem BBB Jumper BHS-138, 31.8 mm
    • Handle Bar BBB Ascension BHB-110, aluminium, riserbar, 780mm, rise: 20mm, backsweep: 9degree
    • Handle Bar Width 780
    • Head Set Acros AIX-322, tapered, IS 42/286-IS52/40
    130 cm 140 cm 150 cm 160 cm 170 cm 180 cm 190 cm 200 cm 210 cm
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    Seating Position
    comfortable
    normal
    Sporty
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